Month: August 2019

Benefits of different forms of therapy

August 30, 2019

Benefits of different forms of therapy

Addiction Mental Health

For those struggling with a mental health disorder or trying to overcome a drug or alcohol addiction, some forms of therapy will almost always end up being part of their treatment program. Therapy is meant to help an individual deal with emotions, trauma, and problems in a safe and non-confrontational environment so that these issues…

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History written in Oklahoma; pharma giant Johnson & Johnson fined $572m for its role in opioid crisis

August 29, 2019

History written in Oklahoma; pharma giant Johnson & Johnson fined $572m for its role in opioid crisis

Addiction Substance Abuse

In a landmark ruling, Judge Thad Balkman of Cleveland County District Court in Norman, Oklahoma has ordered pharmaceutical giants Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in aggravating the opioid crisis in the state. This was the first lawsuit which went on a seven-week trial amongst several others filed against drug manufacturers…

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The dark cloud behind the silver lining; heroin’s downfall is due to fentanyl’s rising popularity

August 29, 2019

The dark cloud behind the silver lining; heroin’s downfall is due to fentanyl’s rising popularity

Addiction Substance Abuse

Heroin is one of the deadliest opioids in the U.S. during the early 1960s. Cities like Baltimore and Portland reeled under the crime and chaos fueled by the drug. However, it has been observed that despite heroin’s long-standing history in the Eastern Seaboard and in some parts of the Midwest, the presence of the drug…

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Study shows new physical factors that affect mental health of city dwellers

August 23, 2019

Study shows new physical factors that affect mental health of city dwellers

Mental Health

All that glitter is not gold. Blinded by the glitz and glamour of city life, one tends to ignore the various physical and mental risks they are exposed to. According to experts from different governmental organizations, people living in big cities have almost 40 percent higher risk of developing depression and twice the risk of…

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Tips to overcome mental health stigma

August 19, 2019

Tips to overcome mental health stigma

Mental Health

Millions of Americans are affected by mental health disorders every year, and according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 adults in the U.S., or 43.8 million people struggle with a mental illness in a given year. Despite the illness, people struggling with a mental health disorder also have to deal…

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